New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Edwin Franko Goldman
1878 – 1956
—Composer – Conductor —
Erected 1976 by National Music Council and Exxon.
Location. 40° 46.362′ N, 73° 58.266′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from The Mall. Touch for map. The marker is mounted on the bandshell located on The Mall in New York Central Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10019, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 307th Infantry AEF (within shouting distance of this marker); Knights of Pythias Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); City Employees War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bethesda Fountain and Terrace (about 400 feet away); The Pilgrim (about 700 feet away); Sir Walter Scott (about 700 feet away); William John Liebig (about 800 feet away); Welcome to the Dene Slope (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
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Edwin Franko Goldman - World Military Bands. For more than 90 years the Goldman band has been recognized as a vital part of America’s concert life. It has served not only to thrill and entertain the public, but also to cultivate in a purely professional manner the traditions and repertoire nurtured by two centuries of American bands. (Submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Talking to the Walls. If walls could talk, the Naumburg Bandshell would be New York City’s fiercest chatterbox. It’s been standing between Bethesda Terrace and Central Park’s famed, tree-lined Mall Promenade for almost 80 years, collecting memories while sharing music and words. (Submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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